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Pier i Cafe

££ - £££American, Cafe,
Hudson River Park South, West 70th Street, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-362-4450
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (10 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Pub
££ - £££
Hudson River Park South, West 70th Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pier I cafe is expensive (Manhattan waterfront). It's self service where you go to a counter to order your food, pay and they give you a buzzer that will go off when everything is ready for you to pick up. You also bus your own...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This deserves 5 stars all the way! I have been coming here for 13 years now. Beautiful spot with great food and drinks. I recommend the blueberry lemonade! So great! Also the old bay fries are spectacular! If you're looking for an amazing restaurant right...More

Thank Morgan W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My girlfriend and I, when walking the Hudson River Walkway on Manhattan's West Side tend to stop at this cafe. Usually we just have a drink, typically a Spicy Bloody Mary, but this time we stayed and had lunch. We ordered the mesclun salad with...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Every time I come here it may be years at a time, but it's always amazing! Best fries if not the best burgers ever. Cocktails are delicious; however, they could be taller. Overall great though

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My friend and I stumbled across this spot as we were walking not too far from Juilliard and Columbus Circle on the West Side. This cafe is on the shores of the Hudson River, and offers a tasty, affordable (by NYC standards) lunch. We had...More

Thank bbb421
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Heard raves about the Pier i Cafe, especially the view. It was fantastic. The food, however, was 'meh' just ok. Nothing incredibly special. Its a 'seat yourself if you can find your table' kind of place, with 'entertainment' coming from the Pier. Had some good...More

Thank scoeyd
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place, good view, little noicy and decent food. Good place to just sit down after a long walk, don't expect high quality, it is goos tho

Thank cquence b
Reviewed 26 September 2016

New York City is an island, but very few places offer dining and drinks sitting outside , with a river view and a fresh breeze on your face. This place has it all, and in addition the food is good, not great, it has a...More

Thank GM20142014
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The beautiful sunsets are one of the many highlights of Pier I Cafe. The best burgers and fries you can eat. It's a place where everyone will feel welcome and will enjoy themselves. Eric is always there to take care of his customers. Love going...More

Thank Rubia D
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Go down a long ramp or steps and you are sitting at a table with, an umbrella, right on the Hudson.It is perfect ambience afternoon or night.The food is simple and nice and there are drinks available as well.Go there.

Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Cafe, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hudson River Park South, West 70th Street, New York City, NY 10023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-362-4450
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Pier i Cafe is an outdoor dining establishment located at Pier i in the park at 70th Street and the Hudson River (Under the Henry Hudson Parkway). We are currently closed for 2015 and look forward to serving you again Spring 2016.
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